Movies like Blast 1997

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Blast (1997)
 4.3
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Blast (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terrorists attempt to disrupt the Atlanta Olympics by kidnapping the U.S. women's swim team. If their demands are not met, the team will be executed. Only janitor Jack Bryant, a former Olympic gymnast champion of Tae Kwon Do felled by injuries and alcoholism knows of their real plans. And only he, with the guidance of former terrorist-fighter Leo, can stop them.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, janitor, martial arts, heroes, swimmer, psychopath, crimes, alcohol abuse, rivalry, law enforcement, confined, contests and competitions, combat, terrorist, violence, tough guy, alcoholic, handicapped, gunfight, olympics, bomb, brawl, one against many, showdown ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Blast

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about heroes, rivalry, crimes, danger, deadly, terrorism and chases and races mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Blast: Guilty as Charged (2000), The Peacekeeper (1997), Interceptor (1992), Hijack (1998), Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Guilty as Charged (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: US Army Investigator John Murphy (now a Lieutenant, although he was a Major in the previous Base movie) has been sent to look into a series of suspicious deaths that have been going on under the watch of Colonel Strauss. After going undercover and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, military base, soldier, gang, secret agents, undercover, rivalry, military life, injustice, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Peacekeeper (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a terrorist group steals the US President's personal communications computer for launching the US arsenal in case of war, only a heroic Major has the key to prevent a Presidential assassination or a nuclear holocaust.
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, nuclear threat, chase, secret agents, save the day, law enforcement, crimes, daring rescue, state affairs, government agency, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Interceptor (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A U.S. Air Force officer tries to stop a murderous group of terrorists whom are trying to steal two top secret F-117A Stealth Fighters from the cargo hold of a gigantic C-5 Galaxy Transport flying at 30,000 feet over the Atlantic Ocean.
Style: suspense, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, aviation, heroes, terrorism, graphic violence, injustice, officers and cadets, adventure, daring rescue, confined, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 4.1
 411
Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, train, hijacking, race against time, heroes, confined, law enforcement, crimes, save the day, terrorist plot, terrorist group, militia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, adventure, rivalry, race against time, heroic mission, heroes, crimes, confined, escapades, hijacking, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.9
 1K
Bulletproof (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, kidnapping, adventure, crimes, one man army, daring rescue, heroes, terrorist, rescue, love interest, terrorist plot ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Operation Delta Force 5: Random Fire (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Delta Force team are brought in once again to deal with an evil villain in foreign lands.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, terrorism, medical school, weapon system, battles, rivalry, rescue, undercover, confined, heroes, military, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.8
 464
Running Red (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gregori is an ex-Soviet Commando haunted by the death of his brother, and trying to forget his old life in the US. However, Gregori realizes after he has already started a family of his own that the past is never far behind. A former superior from ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: martial arts, spy, behind enemy lines, terrorist, gunfight, one against many, home invasion, heroes, crimes, rivalry, assassination, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Demolition High (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a group of terrorists (led by Luther) take over a high school making the students in it their hostages, it is up to several of the students (led by Lenny) to help prevent disaster while the authorities (Slater and General Wainwright) do their ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hostage, high school, monster, school, student, teenager, crimes, confined, heroes, terrorism, soldier, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.6
 346
Terminal Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of terrorists, led by a Brit and a psycho (in a great performance by "Rowdy" Roddy Piper) take control of the Hoover Dam and demand $25 million or they will kill civilians and dam workers they have taken hostage. But the terrorists ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, martial arts, heroes, one man army, terrorism, americana, frame up, vigilantism, redemption, hijacking, haunted by the past, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Storm Catcher (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, conspiracy, terrorist, dishonesty, state affairs, false accusation, political conspiracy, crimes, confined, fighting the system, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Demolition University (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College students on a field trip encounter terrorists planning to poison the city's water supply.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, psychological, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: college, terrorism, poison, terrorist, monster, hostage, veteran, rivalry, heroes, crimes, athlete's life, confined ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.6
 452
Critical Mass (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jeffers works security at a nuclear power plant. The plant is being decommissioned, and a politician is touring the plant and videotaping his comments regarding the closing. A terrorist group led by Samson gets inside the gates, with their ultimate ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, captivating, touching, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, rescue, hostile takeover, bomb, terrorist, confined, journalism, race against time, crimes, heroes, terrorist plot, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.2
 380
Death Train (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is supposed to guard a shipment of diamonds being sent by rail. But a man robs the train and kills the men guarding the diamonds. The robbers derail the train and hope to get away with their crime. The robbers get caught in Mexico and are sent ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, on the run, save the day, hostage, race against time, undercover, gunfight, hijacking, railway, chase, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.1
 435
Steel Sharks (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Submarine crews wage a silent war beneath the waves in this undersea thriller.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, adventure, military, terrorism, daring rescue, rescue, confined, escapades, heroes, rivalry, battles, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The anti-terrorist team Delta Force destroys a billion dollar cocaine stash, to the extreme displeasure of drug cartel leader Umberto Salvatore. To retaliate, he hijacks a stealth submarine and threatens to unleash a biological weapon with the power ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, disaster, satellite, martial arts, stash, tough heroes, heroic mission, vengeance, race against time, government agency, leadership, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.2
 802
Submerged (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, race against time, daring rescue, gang, rivalry, heroes, confined, escapades, crimes, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.5
 1K
Icebreaker (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the the Killington ski resort something has gone awry. Evil terrorists led by the sinister Greig have taken the resort hostage with a stolen nuclear device. It's up to Ski Patrol bum Matt Foster to save the day... and his fiancé.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, hostage, save the day, confined, race against time, escapades, isolation, nuclear threat, resort, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, on the run ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 3.3
 626
Hour of Valor (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Presidential candidate running against the Vice-President plans a trip to the Balkans to negotiate the release of American servicemen being held hostage. Before he leaves, he receives a disk documenting evidence that the Vice-President has been ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, one man army, state affairs, political conspiracy, secret agents, confined, undercover, save the day, adventure, race against time, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.9
 583
Inferno (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Interpol officer Kyle Connors, Don "The Dragon" Wilson, watches his partner die in an explosion, he swears he'll hunt down the killer. Yanked of the case by Internal Affairs, Connors defied his orders and follows the only lead he ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: interpol, kickboxer, kickboxing, fight, spy, martial arts, one man army, one against many, tough guy, fistfight, lust, showdown ...
Time: 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 1K
Tiger Claws (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The police does not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for detective Linda Masterson to work on her first murder case. ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, medieval, crimes, murder, femdom, woman with a gun, rivalry, law enforcement, master warrior, master criminal, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
 677
The Expert (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It was a brutal murder that sent deranged psychopath Martin Kagan to prison. It was a naive deputy warden that granted him a stay of execution. Now, the police department's tactical defence instructor, John Lomax, wants revenge for his beloved ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, vigilantism, murder, swat team, heroes, serial killer, psychopath, martial arts, kung fu, martial artist, vengeance, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.7
 777
Connors' War (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They'll never see him coming... It's Personal. It's War. A blinded ex special agent is given his sight back by a special serum in order for him to stop a nuke that's hidden somewhere in the city. Things are just starting to ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, secret agents, manhunt, terrorism, vengeance, government agency, law enforcement, state affairs, race against time, undercover, federal agent, black hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 3.9
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Moving Target (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson stars in this action drama as a tourist who, through no fault of his own, finds himself on the run from a gang of terrorists, international espionage agents, and the police. Accused of a murder he didn't ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: murder, revenge, terrorist, fight, terrorism, gunfight, manhunt, irish republican army, kickboxing, kung fu, combat, heroes ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
American Tigers (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Terrorists from all countries are to be reunited in order to join forces against their governments. The USA army notice it. A group of assassins, waiting in jail to be executed by firing squad get the chance to be exonerated if they participate in ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, violence, military, adventure, rivalry, terrorism, partners against crime, escapades, partners, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Way of War (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paramilitary operative David Wolfe stumbles upon an international conspiracy connecting presidential cabinet members to a Middle Eastern terrorist plot. Wanting to expose the truth, Wolfe defies orders and returns to the US as an army of one ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, state affairs, political corruption, political conspiracy, government agency, race against time, dishonesty, military, political intrigue, one against many, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this martial-arts actioner, Miami mobsters find themselves in mortal danger after an angry police chief hires the world's most vicious fighters and uses them to launch a city-wide vendetta
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, vengeance, working undercover, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, crimes, master warrior, law enforcement, graphic violence, sex scene ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Best of the Best 4: Without Warning (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of Russian mobsters have stolen a huge supply of paper for printing U.S. currency, and are now flooding the market with conterfeit bills. When one of the mobsters decides to give herself in and hand over a data CD to the DA, she is shot and ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, home invasion, empire, hostage, heroes, master warrior, gangsters, heroic mission, fighting crime, undercover, crimes, confined ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.7
 401
Lethal (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sexy and lethal female mercenary takes on an international syndicate of weapons smugglers run by the Russian Mafia.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female martial artist, rescue, save the day, adventure, secret agents, undercover, government agency, espionage, confined, law enforcement, dishonesty, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bloodfist VI: Ground Zero (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Terrorists take over a nuclear weapons launch site, but don't count on a humble military courier, who happens to be making a visit
Plot: kickboxing, exploitation, fight, combat, master warrior, heroes, female nudity, showdown, violence, hostile takeover, nuclear, martial artist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%